HoR Deputy Speaker, NA Vice Chair sworn-inDeputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Dr Shibamaya Tumbahamphe, and Vice Chair of the National Assembly, Shashikala Dahal, have been administered the oath of office and secrecy Sunday.
Xi reappointed as China’s president with no term limitsXi Jinping was reappointed Saturday as China’s president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve. The National People’s Congress, China’s rubber-stamp legislature, also appointed close Xi ally Wang Qishan to the formerly ceremonial post of vice president.
President Bhandari’s oath from sacked CJ Parajuli-valid or invalid?President Bidya Devi Bhandari took oath of office and secrecy from Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Wednesday. But, moments earlier the oath taking ceremony took place at Sital Niwas, Secretary at the Judicial Council Secretariat, Nirupdhowj Niraula issued a notice, which said CJ Parajuli has been relieved of his responsibility, citing Parajuli had already crossed the retirement age based on his citizenship and academic credentials.
3,000 new leprosy patients diagnosed in Nepal per annumDespite the World Health Organization's (WHO) target to eradicate leprosy by 2020, around 3,000 new leprosy patients are diagnosed in Nepal every year.
Nepal joins with pride the rank of ODI playing nationsThe Cricket Association of Nepal, the official body set up to oversee the development and management of the sport of cricket in Nepal remains suspended since April 2016 by the International Cricket Council.
Nepal earns ODI status for first time after thrashing PNG by six wicketsNepal has earned a One Day International (ODI) status for the first time from the International Cricket Council (ICC) till 2022, after comfortably thrashing Papua New Guinea (PNG) by six wickets in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier playoff on Thursday.
Nepal not recommended for the graduation from least developed countries
Nepal, even after meeting the criteria, was not recommended for the graduation from the least developed countries (LDCs), due to economic and political changes. The decision will be deferred to the next Committee for Development Policy (CDP) triennia review in 2021, according to CDP Chair Antonio Ocampo.
More than 500 tourists visited Koshi Tappu on New Year eveMore than 500 domestic and external tourists have visited Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve during in the eve of New Year 2018.
Nepal’s marathon monks trade robes for running shoesSwapping their maroon robes for running shoes, seven Buddhist monks take off at a sprint across the hills surrounding their remote village in the foothills of Nepal's Himalayas.
Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has diedStephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died early Wednesday, a University of Cambridge spokesman said. He was 76 years old.
Based on video game, Tomb Raider is much better, original and near perfection
Based on the 2013 video game, and featuring Alicia Vikander as the latest incarnation of a character who's been around for 22 years, "Tomb Raider" surprisingly plays like a throwback to the classic late-'80s/early '90s era of action filmmaking, represented by the likes of "Cliffhanger," "The Last of the Mohicans," the first couple of Indiana Jones films, and Jackie Chan's "Armour of God" series.